Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 198 in the Central Gulf of Mexico (GOM), 70635 [05-23075]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 224 / Tuesday, November 22, 2005 / Notices February 2006; and Lease Sale 198, March 2006. To obtain single copies of the Multisale EIS, you may contact the MMS, Minerals Management Service, Attention: Environmental Division, Environmental Assessment Branch (MS 4042), 381 Elden Street, Herndon, Virginia 20170–4817. You may also view the Multisale EIS or check the list of libraries that have copies of the Multisale EIS on the MMS Web site at http://www.gomr.mms.gov. Public Comments Interested parties are requested to send comments on this EA/FONNSI within 30 days of this Notice’s publication. Comments may be submitted in written form enclosed in an envelope labeled ‘‘Comments on CPA Lease Sale 198 EA’’ and mailed (or hand carried) to the MMS, Minerals Management Service, Attention: Environmental Division, Environmental Assessment Branch (MS 4042), 381 Elden Street, Herndon, Virginia 20170– 4817. All comments received will be considered in the decisionmaking process for Lease Sale 198. EA Availability To obtain a copy of this EA, you may contact the Minerals Management Service, Attention: Environmental Division, Environmental Assessment Branch (MS 4042), 381 Elden Street, Herndon, Virginia 20170–4817. You may also view this EA on the MMS Web site at http://www.gomr.mms.gov. Dated: October 31, 2005. Thomas A. Readinger, Associate Director for Offshore Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 05–23074 Filed 11–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 198 in the Central Gulf of Mexico (GOM) Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Proposed Sale 198. AGENCY: The MMS announces the availability of the proposed Notice of Sale for proposed Sale 198 in the Central GOM OCS. This Notice is published pursuant to 30 CFR 256.29(c) SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 21, 2005 Jkt 208001 as a matter of information to the public. With regard to oil and gas leasing on the OCS, the Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to section 19 of the OCS Lands Act, provides the affected States the opportunity to review the proposed Notice. The proposed Notice sets forth the proposed terms and conditions of the sale, including minimum bids, royalty rates, and rentals. DATES: Comments on the size, timing, or location of proposed Sale 198 are due from the affected States within 60 days following their receipt of the proposed Notice. The final Notice of Sale will be published in the Federal Register at least 30 days prior to the date of bid opening. Bid opening is currently scheduled for March 15, 2006. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed Notice of Sale for Sale 198 and a ‘‘Proposed Sale Notice Package’’ containing information essential to potential bidders may be obtained from the Public Information Unit, Gulf of Mexico Region, Minerals Management Service, 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123–2394. Telephone: (504) 736–2519. Dated: November 10, 2005. R.M. ‘‘Johnnie’’ Burton, Director, Minerals Management Service. [FR Doc. 05–23075 Filed 11–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Reclamation California Bay-Delta Public Advisory Committee Public Meeting Bureau of Reclamation, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the California Bay-Delta Public Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet on December 7, 2005. The agenda for the Committee meeting will include discussions with State and Federal agency representatives on the CALFED Bay-Delta Program refocusing efforts underway and the 10-Year Action Plan, and a final recommendation to the Secretary on the Annual Statement of Progress and Balance and Annual Report. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, December 7, 2005, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. If reasonable accommodation is needed due to a disability, please contact Colleen Kirtlan at (916) 445–5511 or TDD (800) 735– DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70635 2929 at least 1 week prior to the meeting. These meetings will be held at the John E. Moss Federal Building located at 650 Capitol Mall, 5th Floor, Sacramento, California. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Coolidge, California Bay-Delta Authority, at 916–445–0092, or Diane Buzzard, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, at 916–979–5022. The Committee was established to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior on implementation of the CALFED BayDelta Program. The Committee makes recommendations on annual priorities, integration of the eleven Program elements, and overall balancing of the four Program objectives of ecosystem restoration, water quality, levee system integrity, and water supply reliability. The Program is a consortium of State and Federal agencies with the mission to develop and implement a long-term comprehensive plan that will restore ecological health and improve water management for beneficial uses of the San Francisco/Sacramento and San Joaquin Bay Delta. Committee agendas and meeting materials will be available prior to all meetings on the California Bay-Delta Authority Web site at http:// calwater.ca.gov and at the meetings. These meetings are open to the public. Oral comments will be accepted from members of the public at each meeting and will be limited to 3–5 minutes. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (Authority: The Committee was established pursuant to the Department of the Interior’s authority to implement the Water Supply, Reliability, and Environmental Improvement Act, P.L. 108–361; the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, 16 U.S.C. 661 et. seq.; the Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. 1531 et. seq.; and the Reclamation Act of 1902, 43 U.S.C. 391 et. seq., and the acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto, all collectively referred to as the Federal Reclamation laws, and in particular, the Central Valley Project Improvement Act, 34 U.S.C. 3401.) Dated: November 4, 2005. Allan Oto, Special Projects Officer, Mid-Pacific Region, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation. [FR Doc. 05–23051 Filed 11–21–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MN–M E:\FR\FM\22NON1.SGM 22NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 224 (Tuesday, November 22, 2005)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Minerals Management Service


Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for Outer 
Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Lease Sale 198 in the Central Gulf 
of Mexico (GOM)

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of Availability of the Proposed Notice of Sale for 
Proposed Sale 198.

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SUMMARY: The MMS announces the availability of the proposed Notice of 
Sale for proposed Sale 198 in the Central GOM OCS. This Notice is 
published pursuant to 30 CFR 256.29(c) as a matter of information to 
the public. With regard to oil and gas leasing on the OCS, the 
Secretary of the Interior, pursuant to section 19 of the OCS Lands Act, 
provides the affected States the opportunity to review the proposed 
Notice. The proposed Notice sets forth the proposed terms and 
conditions of the sale, including minimum bids, royalty rates, and 
rentals.

DATES: Comments on the size, timing, or location of proposed Sale 198 
are due from the affected States within 60 days following their receipt 
of the proposed Notice. The final Notice of Sale will be published in 
the Federal Register at least 30 days prior to the date of bid opening. 
Bid opening is currently scheduled for March 15, 2006.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed Notice of Sale for Sale 198 and 
a ``Proposed Sale Notice Package'' containing information essential to 
potential bidders may be obtained from the Public Information Unit, 
Gulf of Mexico Region, Minerals Management Service, 1201 Elmwood Park 
Boulevard, New Orleans, Louisiana 70123-2394. Telephone: (504) 736-
2519.

    Dated: November 10, 2005.
R.M. ``Johnnie'' Burton,
Director, Minerals Management Service.
[FR Doc. 05-23075 Filed 11-21-05; 8:45 am]
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